The Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Night-Time Siobhan Essay

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In the book "The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time", the character Siobhan is the most influential character to Christopher because she is helpful and trustworthy, which has given Christopher a good reliable person to talk to and work out his problems in life. Throughout the book Siobhan has helped Christopher in many different cases therefore being a very important character to Christopher. Christopher tells us how "I got Siobhan to draw lots of these faces ...When I told Siobhan that I was doing this, she got out a pencil and another piece of paper and said it probably made people feel very, :{ and then she laughed.... And Siobhan Apologized." (Haddon 3) This shows one of the first times the readers see where Siobhan helps Christopher …show more content…

For example, Christopher remembers when Siobhan tells him "This is what Siobhan says is called a rhetorical question. It has a question mark at the end, but you are not meant to answer it because the person asking it already knows the answer. (Haddon 81) This proves that the things that Siobhan helps him learn helps him in many situations and when to speak and what to say. All of this says how much help Siobhan has been to Christopher and why he does the things he does. Keep in mind that Christopher has trusted Siobhan with all of his secrets that he does not even tell his dad which gives him someone he trusts. Siobhan is like a therapist for Christoper, he tells her everything about what is going on in his life right then and there, He was talking about how his father says that he shouldn't be talking to or about Mrs. Shears because he doesn't like her. "And Siobhan said, "Well, Mrs. Shears is a friend of yours, isn't she. A friend of you and your

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